Thursday 17 August 2017

Fans-tastic: Devices to keep you cool at your desk

Retro a-go-go

Swan 12-inch retro desk fan, €51.29; littlewoodsireland.ie
Swan 12-inch retro desk fan, €51.29; littlewoodsireland.ie

There's something quite Mad Men about this vintage-style fan although a whiskey rye at your desk, a la Don Draper, is probably not an option for most of us. This has three speed settings and is easily adaptable, while its size means it will sit comfortably on any desk.

Swan 12-inch retro desk fan, €51.29; littlewoodsireland.ie

Intsun portable mini-fan, €11.47; amazon.co.uk
Intsun portable mini-fan, €11.47; amazon.co.uk

Don't let the size of this portable mini-fan mislead you, because this is a pleasingly powerful little number. It comes with a rechargeable battery and USB cable and has three modes. Perfect for travelling or just on your desk, it makes very little noise.

Intsun portable mini-fan, €11.47; amazon.co.uk

At the top end of what you can pay to stay cool, this fan falls into the strong and silent category. Energy-efficient and easy to clean, it's remote controllable and has 10 precise airflow settings, a sleep timer and is 75pc quieter than any of Dyson's previous fans.

AM06 Desk Fan 12 Inch, €299.98; dyson.ie

AM06 Desk Fan 12 Inch, €299.98; dyson.ie
AM06 Desk Fan 12 Inch, €299.98; dyson.ie

Inject some fun into your office space with this, which not only keeps you cool, but also displays the time on its soft and safe spinning blades. Powered by USB, you connect it to your laptop and its goose neck allows you to angle it whatever way you want.

LED clock fan, €19.52; red5.co.uk

LED clock fan, €19.52; red5.co.uk
LED clock fan, €19.52; red5.co.uk

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